The Retreat

Located in Appledore, Devon

This lovely cottage is located near the village of Appledore and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


The Retreat is a lovely cottage near the village of Appledore, just four miles from Bideford. The cottage sleeps four people and has one double bedroom, one twin and a ground floor family bathroom. Also in the cottage is a fitted kitchen with a dining area and a sitting area with an electric fire. Outside is roadside parking and an enclosed courtyard with furniture and a barbecue. Situated next to the River Torridge, The Retreat is a lovely holiday home at any time of the year.

Property Details

Appledore 0.3 miles. This lovely cottage is situated on the outskirts of the fishing village of Appledore in Devon. The cottage is full of character, and with its original sash windows and old wooden beamed ceilings you feel you are stepping back in time as you arrive. Located up a tiny, quiet lane off one of the old narrow village streets in Appledore, it is ideally situated for friends and family wishing to tour the North Devon coast. There is an open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire. The family bathroom is also on the ground floor, and up the open wooden staircase to the first floor is where you will find the two individual, well-furnished comfortable bedrooms. Outside the cottage is a delightful private courtyard where you can sit in peace with a drink or two and reflect on the day. With its maze of quaint narrow streets full of old fishermen's cottages, Appledore has something for everybody, with a great range of shops, pubs and restaurants. Less than a minute from the cottage and you are right on the beach and next to an excellent children's playground, making it the perfect place for the family to spend the day. This cottage is such an ideal peaceful base to explore North Devon’s surf beaches and ancient market towns, and is the perfect spot for a well-earned break at any time of year.


Close to coast
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
Pet Friendly
Pets Go Free


Area Details


Appledore is a small fishing village in North Devon. The village celebrates its local artists. The village is full of narrow streets, many of them cobbled. Here you that will find a lot of arts and crafts shops showcasing their work. A variety of pubs and restaurants offer a large range of local seafood. The village is has a privately owned shipyard that employs a lot of the locals. The quay is often occupied by local shipping vessels and yachts. Cruises are available to go up and down the estuary. A ferry takes passengers to the pretty village of Instow which has a sheltered Sandy beach and pier. A short walk away, along the river is Bideford Bay and Westward Ho. The nearest town is Barnstaple 21 minutes away.

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